Extreme Fire Weather Threat for Southern California; Heavy Rain for Texas

Extremely critical fire weather threats are in effect for southern California. Unseasonably warm temperatures, very dry fuels and low humidity are contributing to the threats, but the main concern is very strong Santa Ana winds. These winds bring the potential for rapid fire growth and extreme fire behavior. In Texas, steady heavy to excessive rain will keep a flood threat intact through Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Washington/Reagan National Airport, DC (KDCA)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 77.03°WElev: 13ft.

Partly Cloudy

74°F

23°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 15 Oct 9:52 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Silver Spring MD

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers between midnight and 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 50. West wind 10 to 16 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. West wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40. Northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 53.

    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 39.

    Clear

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 59.

    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers between midnight and 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 50. West wind 10 to 16 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. West wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40. Northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 39.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 59.
Friday Night
A chance of showers after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
Silver Spring MD
 39.02°N 77.03°W (Elev. 308 ft)
7:31 pm EDT Oct 15, 2018
10pm EDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 22, 2018
 
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